Social Equity: Required Annual Training
The Pennsylvania System of Higher Education (PASSHE), California University of Pennsylvania (CAL U), and the Office of Social Equity are committed to creating a safe, secure campus that is free from discrimination. In doing so, all students and all employees are required to complete various annual training courses to be in compliance with Pennsylvania and federal laws. These mandatory trainings are to be complete each Fiscal Year (July 1 - June 30).
Social Equity Training – All Employees and All CAL U Student Employees
- WorkPlace Answers (WPA) - All Students
- Cornerstone OnDemand Learning Management System - All Employees and All CAL U Student Employees
- LawRoom: EDU: Protect Children (Pennsylvania) Training - All Employees and All CAL U Student Employees
- Campus Security Authority (CSA) - All University designated CSA's
Any questions please contact the Office of Social Equity at SocialEquity@calu.edu or call 724-938-4014.
What training must I complete?
Social Equity Training
Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education (PASSHE) and California University of Pennsylvania requires All Employees to complete mandatory Office of Social Equity training annually each Fiscal Year, July 1 - June 30 in compliance with federal and Pennsylvania state laws, as well as, the university’s policies.
Currently, the Office of Social Equity offers in-person training sessions or online training. An employee can complete the online Social Equity training by clicking on the link below:
*In order to get credit for completing the online training, you must PRINT-OUT the Training Receipt (found at the end of the training), then COMPLETE and RETURN it to:
California University of Pennsylvania
Office of Social Equity
250 University Ave., Box 9
California, PA 15419-1394
Or, you can scan and email it to SocialEquity@calu.edu.
Or, you can FAX it to 724-938-1672.
Thank for your attention to important training compliance matter. Any questions should be addressed with the Office of Social Equity located in South Hall 112, or via telephone at 724-938-4014 or via email at SocialEquity@calu.edu.
WorkPlace Answers (All Students)
All Students: Office of Social Equity annual required training via WorkPlace Answers (WPA)
Online training is provided by WorkPlace Answers. Each student will receive e-mail from WorkPlace Answers with course access and login details. Or, you can follow the steps below to access your WorkPlace Answers account:
Step 1: Log on at: https://slate.workplaceanswers.com/calu/
Step 2: Enter your last name and your full Cal U email address ONLY
Step 3: Follow the prompts to complete the training
All undergraduate and graduate students (traditional and non-traditional and campus-wide and online) must complete these WorkPlace Answers (WPA) courses:
- The Clery Act and Campus Security Authorities
- Student Empower Plus
The training does not have to be completed in one sitting. WorkPlace Answers will save your work, so you can complete it at a later time. You will continue to receive reminder e-mails from WorkPlace Answers until all your required annual training is completed.
Once you have completed each course, print out the Certificate of Completion for your records. WorkPlace Answers will retain your courses, records and certificates, so you can access them at any time during the fiscal year.
NOTE: To log in, enter your Last Name only and your full Cal U email address (firstname.lastname@example.org). Depending on your computer set-up, the WPA courses may open in a minimized screen. If this occurs, click on the Maximize Button to enlarge your internet screen. If you are unable to see the whole training course box, use Ctrl and + or – (to adjust the zoom on the browser) until you can view the entire box.
WPA’s Technical Requirements & Accessibility Compliance details can be found at: http://www.workplaceanswers.com/technical-requirements/.
Cornerstone OnDemand Learning Management System (All Employees & All CAL U Student Employees)
All Employees and CAL U Student Employees: Cornerstone OnDemand Learning Management System training
TO BE ANNOUNCED
LawRoom: EDU: Protect Children (Pennsylvania) Training (All Employees & All Student Employees)
All Employees and CAL U Student Employees: Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education (PASSHE) Mandated Reporter LawRoom training
LawRoom: EDU: Protect Children (Pennsylvania) Training has been vetted by the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education (PASSHE) and the collective bargaining units representing employees on our campus. All individuals on PASSHE's payroll, including universities employees (management, faculty, staff, as well as student employees: work-study students, paid interns, graduate assistants, etc.) are required to complete this training course annually. If you are active on CAL U’s payroll, then you are in the LawRoom system.
PASSHE does NOT accept any other training as a replacement for completing this course. The LawRoom system will email each employee with their personal login password and course link and likewise will email monthly reminders until the course is completed.
NOTE: LawRoom's training system’s requires internet via Chrome, Firefox, IE 10 or 11 and runs on HTML5. If you are having trouble accessing your LawRoom training, contact UTech Services (724-938-5911) to have your pc updated and/or try accessing the training from another computer.
Campus Security Authority (University designated CSA Employees and Students)
Designated Campus Security Authority (CSA) training
If the university designates you as a Campus Security Authority (CSA), you are required to complete mandatory annual training.
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